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Australian Green Party reveals details of 4.3 billion dollar dental plan

Australian Green Party reveals details of 4.3 billion dollar dental plan

The Green Party have outlined how the 4.3 billion dollar sum will be used to improve dental healthcare across the country. The party announced that it would spend a huge sum of money on dentistry last week and now further details of the plan have been revealed. The party plans to launch a universal Denticare […]


Australian Green Party announce new plans for dental care

Australian Green Party announce new plans for dental care

The Green Party have announced a new universal dental health policy as part of their election campaign. The leader of the Green Party, Bob Brown, believes that a new universal policy would help to improve standards of oral health, as well as saving millions of dollars in medical costs each year. Mr Brown, a former […]


The ‘healthy’ snacks that pack a punch

The ‘healthy’ snacks that pack a punch

It has long been thought that the ‘healthy’ snacks you are able to purchase at your local supermarket are not actually as healthy as first thought. Now, recent findings have shown that this is indeed the case, as supposed ‘healthy’ food products are found to have as much as 69 per cent sugar content. What […]


People may be eating up to 46 teaspoons of sugar without even realising

People may be eating up to 46 teaspoons of sugar without even realising

A study has revealed that food manufacturers are putting increasing amounts of sugar in their food products. The research project, which was recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, concluded that not only were manufacturers stuffing their foods with sugar, but, alarmingly, consumers were completely unaware how much sugar they were eating; […]


Dental problems contribute to poor general health

Dental problems contribute to poor general health

In previous generations, the worst possible result of having tooth decay or gum disease was thought to be the loss of a tooth; however, recent research studies have consistently found a link between poor oral health and several general health issues. Several studies have confirmed a link between dental health issues and serious health conditions […]